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"IJ " THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Captain Davidson To Take New
Position In Naval War College

Captain Lyal A.,Davidson, U. S. N.,
who has served as Commandant of
the Michigan NROTC unit through
the first fifteen months of its exist-
ence, is leaving Ann Arbor for the
Navy War College, it was announced
this week by the Department of Na-
val Science and Tactics.
Today at 1 p.m. Captain Davidson
will view for the last time the Michi-
gan cadets. The unit will be inspected
by Captain Davidson and will pass in
review before him, in the most im-
portant drill of the year so far for
the NROTC.
Captain Davidson will be officially
detached from his present duties on
Dec. 10. He will be relieved at that
time by Capt. Richard R. Cassidy,
U. S. N., who comes to the NROTC
from the command of the South
China Patrol.
Captain, Davidson, whose tour of
shore duty comes to an end this year,
is leaving Ann Arbor Dec. 19 and
will begin his War College course onj

Jan. 3. Prior to returning to sea, he
will study for five months in this
"command" course past and present
naval operations and the formula-
tion of plans for future strategy.
Captain Davidson describes him-
self as both "sorry and glad" to con-
clude what he terms " a very pleas-
ant and profitable tour of duty."
"I regret sincerely," added Captain
Davidson, explaining his feelings in
leaving the Michigan unit, "having
to end such a pleasant and impor-
tant duty as the training of young
officers, but as the termination of
my shore duty is approaching, I am
pleased at being afforded an oppor-
tunity for professional research by
the Naval War College prior to re-
suming my duties at sea."
He leaves Ann Arbor confident in
the future of the Naval Reserve Of-
ficers' Traiping Corps; "the interest
and latent possibilities displayed by
the students who have elected Naval
Science and Tactics has been very
gratifying."

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Two "M' Grads
Serve Britain
In War Zone
Hill Joins U.S. Embassy.
Royce Answers Reqpies
For Technical Work
Both the United States and Bri-
tain, under the present aid-to-Britain
program, are now being served by
two recent Michigan alumni.
These two young Michigan gradu-
ates, the first, Lieut. Donald R. Hill.
'37E-'40, now an Army officer and
the second, R. Scott l4oyce, '36E, the
son of an Armi officer, are taking
anactive part in helping Britain win
the war.
Royce is the son of Brigadier Gen-
eral Ralph Royce, and Mrs. Lillian
Royce, '13. As an undergraduae he
majored in aeronautical engineering.
Since his graduation, he has been
associated with Consolidated Air-
crafts Corporatio, San Diego, Calif.
Last summer, he answered the call
for technicalrworkers to help Britain,
and joined as engineer aboard bomb-
ers flown to Britain. He and his
father, General Royce, flew to Bri-
tain together, his father as Assistant
Military Attache at the American
Embassy there.
In like manner, Lieutenant Hill re-
ently went to London as, a staff
nember of the American Embassy.
Lieutenant Hill last June completed
the ROTC Signal Corps unit with a
Second Lieutenant's commission; he
eas since completed a course at the
Signal 'School at Ft. Monmouth, N.J.
Radio Station
For Students
Is Envisioned
"We pause now for station iden-
tification. This is WRBR, Ann Ar-
bor." The student announcer stepped
back and themuted music of the
campus string quartet crescendoed to
form the background for an all-colle-
giate dramatization.
This vision is the realization of Prof.
Waldo Abbot's dream for a radio sta-
tion owned and operated by the Uni-
versity, a modern, convenient studio
to replace the current4Morris Hall
with its system of -relaying broad-
casting.
Present Problems
At present, the University broad-
casts from Morris Hall six programs
each week over WJR and seven week-
ly over W45D, a frequency modulation
hook-up. Broadcasting through the
channels of these Detroit stations
presents many problems. Forenost
among these is the difficulty in secur-
ing satisfactory hours to broadcast.
Then, too, it is impossible to obtain
adequate time to broadcast from the
commercial stations.
"If we had our own station," Pro-
fessor Abbot stated, "we would have
more time to broadcast and more stu-
dents would have an opportunity to
go one the air."
New Opportunities
According to Abbot, a local station
incorporating both AM and FM
broadcasting mechanisms, would pro-
vide new and unlimited radio oppor-
tunities.
With the aid of rental and receiv-
ing sets the University Extension Ser-
vice could conduct classes within a
one hundred mile radius or, with an
AM system, within a more extensive
area. The School of Education might
engage in research in the field of
teaching by radio, post graduate cur-.
ricula could be extended to the homes
of former students, and constant and

intimate contact could be established
with State alumni, organizationssand
committees. And last, there would be
no limitation of broadcasting time.
ROTC Units Plan
Field War Exercises
Field exercises putting into actual
practice elementary combat princi-
ples will be carried out on a volun-
tary basis by a provisional war
strength company composed of soph-
omore, junior, and senior cadets of
the University ROTC.
Two of these exercises, which will
be held on Saturday afternoons, are
projected for the first semester, and
six for the second. The unit will be
commanded by cadet officers under
the supervision of Col. Egger and
Capt. K. R. R. Houston of the In-
fantry unit.
Pepper Retires
LANSING, Dec. 4.-(AP)-Lieut. Col.
Samuel D. Pepper, deputy director of
selective service in Michigan, form-
ally will end a long military career
December 27, when he will retire
automatically on his 64th biithday
anniversary.

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In 125 'Bluebird' Costume Changes

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'EMMA HIRSCH
In a small semi-sweatshop intheE
basement of the Laboratory Theatre
a woman and two or three assistants
could be found any time of the day
or night for the last two weeks sew-
ing frantically on the 125 costumes
that were needed for Play Prouc-
tion's presentation of "The Blue
Bird," which opened yesterday.
Emma Hirsch. costumere for the
production, has had a difficult task.
It's bad enough making one costume
apiece for the characters in a play,
but when you have two and in some
cases three or four changes for one
individual, then the task becomes
monumental-and it has been a big
job.
Close to 1,000 yards of material
were employed with an average ex-
penditure of one dollar a costume. In
some instances, however, as in the
case of Light, over ten dollars were
Engine Ticket
Sale Is Begun
AIChE, AIME Banquet
Will Be Dec. 15
Sale of tickets for the AIChE, AIME
banquet, Dec. 15 in the Union started
yesterday in the office of the Depart-
ment of Chemical and Metallurgical
Engineering, 2028 East Engineering
Building.
Tickets may also be secured from
officers of the two engineering groups
for the joint dinner, which will be
open to all students.
This year the president of the na-
tional American Institute of Chemi-
cal Engineers, S. D. Fitzpatrick, will
deliver the feature address. He is
editor of the magazine phemical and
Metallurgical Engineering and was
elected to the presidency of AIChE
at their annual meeting in Phila-
delphia in November.
* REVELLIAN RUMPUS'
" KISS IN THE NEWS
By BERYL SHOENFIELD
Thorugh the open window of Mor-
ris Hall's studio "B" came the cry of
the brasses, the thump of the drums,
a clatter, clangor, throbbing. The
total effect was that of utter discord,
of confusion.j
For the members of Prof. William
D. Revelli's University Band were
practicing, but practicing individual-
ly, intensely, and with a concentra-
tion truly unique,
Next to this bedlam, in studio "A",
David Owen and his class were re-
hearsing the script for "Heroes in
Medicine." The actors were forced to
shout their lines from "The Life of
Walter Reed," since the "music" of
the Band filtered through the "sound
proof" walls.
* * *
Hawthorne's "Hollow of Three
Hills" made an excellent dramatiza-
tion for the November 24 "Folk Songs
and Folk Tales" program. Don Har-
gis' class was gratified indeed to dis-
cover it was playing before a large
audience of Ann Arbor High stu-
dents.
Last Monday's "Folk Tale" was an
criginal story by Dean Burdick, '42,
entitled "Little Things." The tale,
concerning the strange obsessions
which old men develop-in this in-

Dr. Alexander
To Talk Here
TB Authority Will Speak
Tp Pre-Medical Group
Dr. John Alexander, one of Ameri-
ca's foremost authorities, on tuber-
culosis, will lecture before the Pre-
Medical Society qt 8 p.m. Tuesday
in the Union on the film "Single
Stage Lobectomy."
Dr. Alexander, surgeon in charge
of the sub-department of thoracic
surgery at University Hospital, is
the third in a series of lecturers to
address the doctors-to-be on vari-
ous phases of the medical field.
Pamphlets listing the entrance re-
quirements of most of the nation's
leading medical schools will be dis-
tributed at the meeting. This will
be the last meeting of the Society,
one of the largest of its kind, before
the Christmas Vacation.
Graduate of the University of Penn-
sylvania medical school, Dr. Alex-
ander is well known for his books,
"The Surgery ofePulmonary Tuber-
culosis" and "The Collapse Therapy
of Pulmonary Tuberculosis."
Tapping Tours
Alumni Clubs
In South, West
T. Hawley Tapping, the energetic
"Tap," general secretary of Michi-
gan's far-reaching Alumni Associa-
tion and its far-flung chain of Alumni
Clubs, yesterday left for a tour of the
western and southern University of
Michigan Alumni Clubs.
Both Mr. Tapping and Dean E.
Blythe Stason of the LawdSchool at-
tended the annua Football Bust of
the University of Michigan Club of
Chicago,. Ill., held last night at the,
Palmer House Hotel. George Ceithaml,
captain-elect'of the football team, and
Al Wistert, varsity tackle, also spoke
at the "bust."
Today, both men will meet Uni-
versity of Michigan Alumni and Law
Alumni of Kansas City, Mo., at a Uni-
versity of Michigan Club Meeting,
and a Michigan Law Meeting.
Later, both the Alumni Secretary
and the Law School Dean will attend
meetings of the Bar Association and
University of Michigan Club of St.
Louis, Mo. Mr. Tapping will then go
on alone to the University of Michi-
gan Clubs of Evansville, Ind., Bir-
mingham, Ala., Atlanta, Ga., Pickens,
S. C., Winston-Salem, N. C., Newport
News, Va., the newly formed Alumni
Club of Camp Lee, Va., and will end
his tour by a visit to the Alumni Club
of Washington, D. C.

MARTEN MUMFORD, Grad. DOROTHY DAVIDSON, '44
expended on the glittering imported this play. The Fairy Berylune must
French material and the ten yards of make a two-second transformation
white chiffon that weht into it. \ onstage from an ugly old hag into a
"Maeterlinck didn't spare us," beautiful young woman, and it's up
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